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Bug Off Pest Control Center: ZappBug Oven 2

June 5, 2018 By
Established in 2012, ZappBug’s portable heat treatment chambers are designed to kill bed bugs and other pests quickly and effectively. Operating between 120°F and 155°F, the units are considered to be safe for most household items, including clothing, luggage, bedding,... Read more»
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Stay informed on ‘super lice’

August 24, 2017 By
As families go into back-to-school mode, you may soon be getting calls about so-called “super lice.” Jeff White, entomologist for Lawrenceville, N.J.-based BedBug Central and Cooper Pest Solutions, was a featured guest earlier this year on the “Dr. Oz” TV... Read more»
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Vermin in history

August 17, 2017 By
Editor’s Note: Dr. Sarasohn is a historian who is currently writing a book titled  Getting Under Our Skin: A Cultural History of Vermin. She also maintains a Facebook page that covers how rats, fleas, bed bugs and lice affect the... Read more»
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Dr. Oz interviews White

April 7, 2017 By
On April 10, Jeffrey White, entomologist for Lawrenceville, N.J.-based BedBug Central and Cooper Pest Solutions, will be featured as a guest on the Dr. Oz Show regarding super lice and the implications they pose to families. When asked to be... Read more»
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Taxonomy changes in arthropods that may affect PMPs

February 10, 2017 By
There have been many changes to the taxonomy of arthropods in the past few years, but here are just a few that could affect pest management professionals (PMPs): Powderpost beetle As many of you already know, the true powderpost beetles... Read more»
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CSI: D-Fense SC

November 8, 2016 By
D-Fense SC is a concentrated suspension of pure microcrystals of the active ingredient deltamethrin. The odorless insecticide is considered to be safe around children and pets when used as directed, and provides a two- to three-month residual for long-term insect... Read more»
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Pyranha: Zero Bite

March 1, 2016 By
Control several kinds of outdoor pests with the all-natural (and pleasant-smelling) combination of geraniol, coconut and wintergreen. The natural oils are suspended in more than 90 percent water, so the non-toxic formulation is neither oily nor greasy, the company says.... Read more»
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Ask the Expert: Black Blow Flies, Bed Bugs and Lice

July 2, 2015 By
Q. A business customer is finding black blow flies in its offices. A restaurant two doors away (all of the buildings are attached) recently had a rat problem. Rodenticides were used, and we were told a large number of rat carcasses... Read more»
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Rockwell Labs Ltd: CimeXa Insecticide Dust

May 10, 2013 By
CimeXa Insecticide Dust provides exceptional control of brown recluse spiders, and other venomous spiders such as hobo and yellow sac when they are dwelling indoors. It is also effective against bed bugs (including pyrethroid-resistant strains), fleas, ticks, lice, cockroaches, ants,... Read more»
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FTC takes action against bed bug product claims

September 11, 2012 By
WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission filed deceptive advertising charges against two marketers of remedies for bed bug infestations, who allegedly failed to back up overhyped claims that they could prevent and eliminate infestations using natural ingredients, such as cinnamon... Read more»
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